Tanbark Talks

Start your day at World Dairy Expo with educational and insightful Tanbark Talks!

Watch the recordings of the Tanbark Talks that took place at World Dairy Expo 2022. Stay tuned for the 2023 Tanbark Talks schedule!

Wednesday, October 5, 9:00 a.m.

Athletes Powered by Dairy

Speaker: Michelle McBride, Founder and CEO, GoodSport Nutrition

Michelle McBride is the Founder & CEO of GoodSport Nutrition where she launched GoodSport®, a first-of-its-kind natural sports drink with 3x the electrolytes and 33% less sugar than traditional sports drinks that’s been scientifically shown to provide rapid and long-lasting hydration by harnessing the electrolytes and carbohydrates found in milk. This is your chance to learn more about the dairy innovation that is powering athletes and creating a new market for dairy.

Thursday, October 6, 9:00 a.m.

U.S. Farm Report -LIVE

Host: Tyne Morgan


  • Dan Basse, AgResource Company
  • Mike North, ever.ag
  • Scott Brown, dairy economist, University of Missouri

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a part of a live TV audience? This is your chance to experience it first-hand while also learning about key topics impacting the dairy industry. Join host Tyne Morgan for a live TV taping of the US Farm Repot, featuring a panel discussion on dairy markets, trends and news. Panel members include Dan Basse, AgResource Company, Mike North, ever.ag, and Scott Brown, dairy economist, University of Missouri. Bring your questions and don’t forget to grab some free milk on your way into The Tanbark for this unique experience!

Friday, October 7, 9:00 a.m.

Meet Dairy Farming Olympian, Elle St. Pierre

Elle St. Pierre grew up on a dairy farm in Vermont where she developed a passion for the dairy industry and dairy education. She is currently the American Indoor Mile and Two-Mile Record Holder, a 2019 World Championship Finalist, a 2020 Olympic Trials Champion, and a 2020 Tokyo Olympic Finalist in the 1500-meter race. Join us on the final morning of World Dairy Expo as Elle shares her experiences as an Olympian and a dairy farmer.